When I was about seven I was taken on a school trip to the Tate Gallery in London. I have a clear memory of being led up a spiral staircase and sitting with my classmates on the floor of large, … read more
Several times a day my tics intensify and I completely lose control of my body and speech. I call these episodes ‘ticcing fits’ because they look seizure-like and need similar management.
Whenever they happen my support worker makes … read more
Chopin and I are currently on a plane somewhere over Iraq. I just looked over at her and she was slowly stretching out her right hand, making lots of unusual shapes.
I watched absentmindedly for a minute or so before … read more
In exactly one month’s time, Tate Modern in London will open its doors to our latest creative extravaganza Adventures In Biscuit Land.
Get ready to unleash your imagination and immerse yourself in the surreal, inclusive world of Biscuit Land. … read more
I screeched ‘Help, help, help’ uncontrollably. Innes, my overnight support worker, rushed through to my room and after assessing the situation for a moment, took out her mobile phone and began filming me!
After three minutes of squealing and flapping … read more
The last time I was in Birmingham it was for the incredible CoCo Mad Festival and the weather was much nicer than it is now!
But it’s going to take more than a bit of rain and snow to dampen … read more
With the New Year stretching out before us it might seem an unusual time for a round-up, but when I was thinking earlier about all the families who’ll be beginning their journey with Tourettes this year, I thought it might … read more
I’m feeling very festive – the presents are wrapped, the castle’s looking Christmassy and the fridge is full of food.
Will and Lottie are staying here over the next couple of days and they’re all settled in the support workers’ … read more
Across the world it’s been a year of dramatic change, from the UK referendum result to the pugnacious President-Elect in the USA.
In this era of uncertainty we need true leadership from our politicians, something that sadly seems all too … read more
For the last two years we’ve been bringing Backstage In Biscuit Land to theatres around the world. In that time we’ve welcomed a great many people into the surreal world that it creates. It’s been enjoyed by adults and children … read more